1916 Centennial

This page collects original reporting and interviews, plus some curated content, about the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

U.S.-Irish relations at St. Patrick’s Day 

This five-part blog series focused on U.S.- Irish relations at St. Patrick’s Day by exploring the year of the Rising, 1916, and 25-year anniversaries in 1941, 1966 and 1991; plus 1976, the year of the American bicentennial.

Part 1: Before the Rising & afterward
Part 2: The Rising’s 25th anniversary & Ireland’s neutrality
Part 3: The Rising’s 50th anniversary & the bowl of shamrocks
Part 4: The Spirit of 1776 & Troubles in the North
Part 5: The Troubles & the Rising’s 75th anniversary

Other 1916 stories

Interview: Colin Farrell of ‘Stories of 1916,’ Part 1

Interview with Colin Farrell of ‘Stories of 1916.’ Part 2

Irish Ambassador reflects on 1916 centennial in U.S.

First history of GAA published 100 years ago

Easter, 1916’ quietly reaches its 100th anniversary

Casement execution anniversary ends 1916 centennial

It looks like 1,916 book titles about 1916 (but it’s not)

No Easter Rising without the Irish in America

Exploring Irish history through texts and ephemera (Interview)

Ireland 1916: By the numbers

Books on 1916 Easter Rising filling the shelves